Pastor Ron Roddey
"Four Things That Are Real Small"
Cornerstone Baptist Church
Rock Hill, South Carolina, USA
Proverbs Chapter 30
30:1 The words of Agur the son of Jakeh, even the prophecy: the man
spake unto Ithiel, even unto Ithiel and Ucal,
30:2 Surely I am more brutish than any man, and have not the
understanding of a man.
30:3 I neither learned wisdom, nor have the knowledge of the holy.
30:4 Who hath ascended up into heaven, or descended? who hath gathered
the wind in his fists? who hath bound the waters in a garment? who hath
established all the ends of the earth? what is his name, and what is his
son's name, if thou canst tell?
30:5 Every word of God is pure: he is a shield unto them that put their
trust in him.
30:6 Add thou not unto his words, lest he reprove thee, and thou be
found a liar.
30:7 Two things have I required of thee; deny me them not before I die:
30:8 Remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor
riches; feed me with food convenient for me:
30:9 Lest I be full, and deny thee, and say, Who is the LORD? or lest I
be poor, and steal, and take the name of my God in vain.
30:10 Accuse not a servant unto his master, lest he curse thee, and thou
be found guilty.
30:11 There is a generation that curseth their father, and doth not
bless their mother.
30:12 There is a generation that are pure in their own eyes, and yet is
not washed from their filthiness.
30:13 There is a generation, O how lofty are their eyes! and their
eyelids are lifted up.
30:14 There is a generation, whose teeth are as swords, and their jaw
teeth as knives, to devour the poor from off the earth, and the needy
from among men.
30:15 The horseleach hath two daughters, crying, Give, give. There are
three things that are never satisfied, yea, four things say not, It is
30:16 The grave; and the barren womb; the earth that is not filled with
water; and the fire that saith not, It is enough.
30:17 The eye that mocketh at his father, and despiseth to obey his
mother, the ravens of the valley shall pick it out, and the young eagles
shall eat it.
30:18 There be three things which are too wonderful for me, yea, four
which I know not:
30:19 The way of an eagle in the air; the way of a serpent upon a rock;
the way of a ship in the midst of the sea; and the way of a man with a
30:20 Such is the way of an adulterous woman; she eateth, and wipeth her
mouth, and saith, I have done no wickedness.
30:21 For three things the earth is disquieted, and for four which it
30:22 For a servant when he reigneth; and a fool when he is filled with
30:23 For an odious woman when she is married; and an handmaid that is
heir to her mistress.
30:24 There be four things which are little upon the earth, but they are
30:25 The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in
30:26 The conies are but a feeble folk, yet make they their houses in
30:27 The locusts have no king, yet go they forth all of them by bands;
30:28 The spider taketh hold with her hands, and is in kings' palaces.
30:29 There be three things which go well, yea, four are comely in
30:30 A lion which is strongest among beasts, and turneth not away for
30:31 A greyhound; an he goat also; and a king, against whom there is no
30:32 If thou hast done foolishly in lifting up thyself, or if thou hast
thought evil, lay thine hand upon thy mouth.
30:33 Surely the churning of milk bringeth forth butter, and the
wringing of the nose bringeth forth blood: so the forcing of wrath
bringeth forth strife.